KWUN TONG KUNG LOK GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL

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  • Secondary School Information
    • School Information
      • District Kwun Tong
      • Other District(s) Sai Kung
      • Supervisor / Chairman of School Management Committee Mr. CHOI Ho Pun, PEO (ECP)
      • Principal Ms. YIM Suk Ching, Suzanne
      • School Type Gov't
      • Student Gender Boys
      • School Size About 8000 Sq. M
      • Sponsoring Body Education Bureau
      • Has the Incorporated Management Committee been established Not Applicable
      • Religion Not Applicable
      • Year of Commencement of Operation 1970
      • School Motto Veritatem Facimus
      • Parent-Teacher Association Yes
      • Student Union / Association Yes
      • Past Students’ Association / School Alumni Association Yes
    • School Charges
      • S1 -
      • S2 -
      • S3 -
      • S4 -
      • S5 -
      • S6 -
      • Parent-Teacher Association Fee (Annual)($): $50 (S.1), $80 (S.2-S.6)
      • Students' Association Membership Fee($): $20
      • Approved Charges for non-standard items (Annual) ($): School-based fund: $0
      • Other Charges / Fees($): Extra Curricular Activity Fund: $148 (S.4-S.6)
    • School Facilities
      • School Facilities: All classrooms, special rooms and the school hall are well-equipped with Wi-Fi network and multi-media teaching facilities to enhance learning and teaching effectiveness. To provide a quiet and comfortable learning environment, all indoor areas are air-conditioned. There are Chinese Corner, English Corner, Learning Commons, MMLC, ITLC, CAP/CAM Lab, Liberal Studies Room and a Careers and Life Planning Resource Centre to cater for students’ learning needs in different key learning areas.
      • Facility for Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs: Ramp, Accessible lift and Accessible toilet.
    • Teaching Staff Information (Including School Head)
      • Number of teaching posts in the approved establishment: 59
      • Total number of teachers in the school: 59
      • Qualifications and Professional TrainingPercentage of teaching staff (%)
        • Teacher Certificate / Diploma in Education : 100%
        • Bachelor Degree: 100%
        • Master / Doctorate Degree or above : 44%
        • Special Education Training : 25%
      • Working ExperiencesPercentage of teaching staff (%)
        • 0-4 years : 5%
        • 5-9 years : 22%
        • 10 years or above : 73%
    • 2019/2020 Class Structure
      • S1 4
      • S2 4
      • S3 4
      • S4 4
      • S5 4
      • S6 4
    • Subjects Offered
      • Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School YearS.1 - S.3
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua (S.1-S.2), Mathematics*, Geography*, Chinese History, Life and Society*, Computer Literacy*, Music*, Physical Education*, Visual Arts*, Design & Technology*, Science (S.1-S.2)*, Biology (S.3)*, Chemistry (S.3)*, Physics (S.3)*
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects Offered in 2019/2020 School YearS.4 - S.6
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Chinese History, Economics, Geography, Tourism & Hospitality Studies, Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Design & Applied Technology, Information & Communication Technology, Visual Arts (S.4), Physical Education, Film & Video Studies (S.6), Other Learning Experiences (S.4, S.5), Applied Learning (Mode 1)
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School YearS.1 - S.3
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Putonghua (S.1-S.2), Mathematics*, Geography*, Chinese History, Life and Society*, Computer Literacy*, Music*, Physical Education*, Visual Arts*, Design & Technology*, Science (S.1-S.2)*, Biology (S.3)*, Chemistry (S.3)*, Physics (S.3) *
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
      • Subjects to be Offered in 2020/2021 School YearS.4 - S.6
        • Chinese as the medium of instruction : Chinese Language, Mathematics, Liberal Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Chinese History, Economics, Geography, Tourism & Hospitality Studies, Business Accounting and Financial Studies, Design & Applied Technology, Information & Communication Technology, Visual Arts (S.4, S.5), Physical Education, Other Learning Experiences (S.4, S.5), Applied Learning (Mode 1)
        • English as the medium of instruction : English Language
        • Use either Chinese or English as the medium of instruction by class or by group : -
    • Secondary One Admission, Orientation Activities & Healthy School Life
      • Secondary One Admission Our school will accept discretionary places. Our school will participate in the Secondary School Places Allocation System through central allocation stage (Applicable for admission to S.1 in September 2020 ).The Admission criteria for S.1 discretionary places: academic results 30%, conduct and attitude 20%, interview 30%, extracurricular activities 10%, others 10% (including family member(s) who is (are) our past or present student(s), comments of primary school teacher and awards obtained).
      • Orientation Activities and Healthy Life Every year before the school year starts, an orientation programme is offered to new students and their parents, and a bridging programme is tailor-made to consolidate the learning foundation skills of new students. In September, S.1 Parents’ Night is to be held so that class teachers will meet parents to share information and foster better communication. S.1 students have to take part in “One Student One Sport/Art/Service Scheme” so as to promote their athletic and aesthetic development and to nurture the spirit to serve others. S.1 and S.2 students must stay in school for lunch. Apart from providing healthy food, we also promote a healthy diet. The school stresses healthy living through disseminating messages on healthy lifestyle and encouraging students to attend healthy activities.
    • School Characteristics
      • School Management
        • (1)School's Major Concerns 1. To enhance students' English proficiency through a whole school approach. 2. To nurture students' personal development through Chinese culture.
        • (2) School Management Organisation: Our School Management Committee was set up in 2000 and is responsible for policy making and monitoring. The committee’s key concerns are to effectively implement the school’s policies and enhance the effectiveness of teaching. To align closely to the senior secondary curriculum, there is a coordinator responsible for each Key Learning Area. The Policy Board is set up with experienced teachers. This structure enables the planning and implementation of policies for the future development of the school.
        • (3) Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: Incorporated Management Committee / School Management Committee / Management Committee: The School Management Committee comprises a Chairperson (Principal Education Officer appointed by the Permanent Secretary of the EDB), the Principal, 2 Independent Members, 2 Parent Members, an Alumni Member and 2 Teacher Members.
        • (4) School Green Policy: We have a green and pleasant environment. An Art Gallery, Learning Commons and some resting areas have been built in the covered playground. Our school emphasizes environmental education and students are always encouraged to lead a green and sustainable lifestyle. In order to cultivate awareness of environmental protection, we provide recyclable lunch boxes to students. We have received various honours such as the Green School Award and Environmental Achievement Award.
      • Learning and Teaching Plan
        • (1) Whole-school Language Policy: Our school emphasizes the development of biliterate and trilingual abilities of our students. Apart from setting up resource rooms for English and Chinese Language, we also join the Project WeCan to implement after-school extended English learning activities. This is to create a rich English learning culture in order to enhance students' ability in learning English.
        • (2) Learning and Teaching Strategies: 1. Our target is to encourage students to have a positive attitude toward learning. From S1, we put emphasis on arranging life-wide learning experiences for our students. This includes enhancement courses, “One-Student-One-Sport /Art/service Scheme”, cross-curricular and life-wide learning activities and other measures, aiming at broadening students’ horizons and cultivating their many talents. 2. In the science and technology area, our school urges students to join a great variety of creative thinking competitions. We have won numerous prizes in the Hong Kong Youth Science & Technology Innovation Competition, including the Excellent Organization Award. 3. In developing students’ language ability, extra resources are allocated to employ more teaching assistants and activity assistants so as to motivate students to learn.
        • (3) School-based Curriculum: 1. Electives: In the Senior Secondary Curriculum, the school offers 11 subjects, with altogether 30 combinations, students may choose elective subjects according to their interests and abilities.2. Curriculum highlights: Life Education is launched across the whole school; setting up of Other Learning Experiences lessons for S.4 and S.5 students. Students can also study Applied Learning courses (Mode 1) in S.5 and S.6.
        • (4) Development of Key Tasks: I. Cater to learner diversity and enhance learning and teaching effectiveness: 1. In order to boost motivation to learn, subject prizes and "I can do it" award schemes are given to students in recognition of their achievements. 2. Remedial classes, enhancement classes and afterschool tutorials are arranged for high and low achievers accordingly. 3. The school adopts the approach of continuous assessments to assess students’ performance effectively. 4. To cater to different abilities, appropriate teaching approaches, e-learning platforms and EDB school-based support projects are used to enhance motivation to learn and to boost learning and teaching effectiveness. 5. To further enrich other learning experiences and achieve a balanced life, cross-curricular life-wide learning activities, reading lessons and schemes and elite courses are provided for different abilities and aptitudes. II. Interactive Learning through Information Technology: 1. Our IT Support and Development Team provides students with an e-learning platform to enhance their learning opportunities. 2. Also, students can join IT workshops after school and receive individual guidance from teachers. Our target is to assist and guide students to use IT and develop their ability to engage in life-long learning. III. Personal growth: 1. Our school has implemented School-based Curriculum Development to enhance students’ self-esteem. 2. A strong Life Education Committee, which comprises members of various teams (Discipline, Counseling, Moral & National Education, Health & Sex Education, Environmental Education, and Etiquette Education), supervises a variety of Life Education programs like class teacher periods, talks, workshops, competitions, exhibitions and visits. These activities boost students’ moral values and independent thinking. Students’ confidence, leadership, responsibility and a sense of national identity can be greatly enhanced.
        • (5) Career and Life Planning: 1. Setting up and optimizing school-based Other Learning Experiences curriculum. Inculcating personal qualities, positive values and attitudes, equipping students with knowledge and skills and motivating students to pursue their dreams. 2. Building up external relations and collaborating with external organizations to provide students with career-related experiences. 3. Recognizing students’ self-efficacy: a team of student ambassadors is formed and different award schemes are set up to encourage students with outstanding performances in life-planning.
      • Student Support
        • (1) Whole School Approach to Cater for Student Diversity: 1. Utilizing funding from EDB, our school provides SEN students and those underprivileged ones with extra support. We identify, assess, treat and make referrals on alleged cases and serious emotional and behavioral problems. 2. We also hire part-time teachers to provide one-on-one and small group tutoring for students with dyslexia. Apart from the academic pursuit, we have other areas of training like interest groups on model-making and juggling, and therapeutic speech sessions. 3. Students with autism receive special care through cooperative classroom teaching and after-lesson social activities. 4. As for the examinations, special modulation arrangements like ivory-colored papers, enlarged papers, prolonged examination time, use of text-to-speech software, and read-aloud-from-screen equipment are available for those in need. 5. Regular meetings and consultation with EDB’s education psychologists are arranged to discuss and assess individual cases. 6. We also provide parents with informative seminars and empowering workshops to enhance home-school cooperation.
        • (2) Whole School Approach to Integrated Education: 1. Our SEN team coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of integrated education policies through the whole-school model. 2. Multifaceted approaches are adopted to reinforce inclusiveness among students. Our teachers also attend courses to enhance professionalism. 3. We adopt a three-tier support model to realize the policies: The first tier enhances teaching pedagogy, curriculum tailoring and individual help. The second tier focuses on students with a prolonged struggle in learning even after initial remedial support. More in-depth after school counseling and group tutorials are offered with reference to specific areas of difficulty. The third tier focuses on those facing severe learning hurdles. Parents, school social worker and education psychologist collaborate to design individual education programs, the administration and evaluation of which is also under close supervision. 4. Throughout the years, quite a number of our SEN students were honored with awards. They made themselves role models among their peers and brought an atmosphere of cooperative learning through which mutual respect and appreciation precipitated.
        • (3) Education Support for Non-Chinese Speaking(NCS) Students Our school provides additional support for NCS students to facilitate their learning of Chinese: Our school provides Non-Chinese speaking students with after-school support so as to cater their learning both inside and outside classroom.
        • (4) Measures to provide adaptation for Learning and Assessment: We regularly adjust our learning routines and assessment according to students’ overall performance to better facilitate personal development, social participation, academic attainment and extra-curricular involvement. To enable students to be equitably assessed under suitable conditions, special arrangements are made by the school to cater for students with special education needs (SEN), for example, additional time allowance, enlarged prints of question papers, etc.
      • Home-school Co-operation and School Ethos
        • (1) Home-School Co-operation: 1. Our Parent-Teacher Association was set up in 1994 and has become an important bridge between the school and parents. 2. S.1 student-parent orientation is arranged so that S.1 parents can understand more about the school. 3. Educational activities for parents are organized every year to let parents know more about recent education trends. 4. Through parent-teacher annual meetings and seminars, parents can learn more about students’ performance and learning progress. They can express their opinions to enhance cooperation between parents and school. 5. Parents’ Day and Academic Achievement Ceremony are held after Half-yearly Examination so that parents can discuss students’ performance with their class teachers. Also, students’ achievements are recognized. 6. Parent-teacher activities were held to enhance communication. 7. By inviting parents to join our school events such as the Swimming Gala, Athletic Meets, Annual Prizegiving Ceremony and Open Day, parents can learn more about the school.
        • (2) School Ethos: Our school puts emphasis on whole-person development. Our ethos of simplicity and sincerity has been upheld throughout our history. Self-discipline is the key value that our school nurtures in our students. We inculcate students with positive values and attitudes and promote a culture of caring for each other.
      • Future Development
        • (1) School Development Plan: The two major concerns of the School Development Plan for 2018-2021 are: 1. To enhance students' English proficiency through a whole-school approach. 2. To nurture students'personal development through Chinese culture.
        • (2) Teacher Professional Training and Development: Through teachers' professional training, cross-curricular collaboration, research activities and sharing of teaching experiences, teachers' professional knowledge can be enriched. Learning and teaching are strengthened when teachers are supported and work as a team.
      • Life-wide Learning Activities including Five Essential Learning Experiences, Key Learning Areas, Extra-curricular Activities, Co-curricular Activities, etc. We have 36 clubs and societies which can be divided into 4 main categories: academic, interest, art and sports, service and uniform teams.
      • Others Scholarship: Subject Prizes, Extra-curricular Activities and Service Awards, Scholarship of Parent-Teacher Association, Alumni Association Scholarship, "Veritatem Facimus" Scholarship Exchange Programs: Exchange Programs to the Mainland, Japan, Korea and English-speaking countries are arranged with reference to students' interests and abilities.
      • Direct public transportation to School Take minibus 22M or 22A from Kwun Tong MTR station (Exit A1: Yue Man Square)
      • Remarks Our school offers Applied Learning Courses.

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